2016 Donnhoff Niederhauser Hermannshohle Riesling Auslese
This very concentrated Auslese demands a lot of patience if you want to experience all its thousand nuances. Has the crystalline purity of a great Spätlese rather than the honey of a luscious Auslese, but is way too big to be the former. Made from organic grapes and Fair'n Green certified.
Stuart Pigott - jamessuckling.com
Dönnhoff's 2016 Nahe Riesling Niederhäuser Hermannshöhle Auslese is still shy on the nose but ripe and concentrated in its fruit aromas. Lush and round on the palate but not as crystalline as it used to be, the 2016 has fine acidity and ripe, generous fruit, but it doesn't fly. A bit disappointing.
Stephan Reinhardt - Wine Advocate #235 (Mar 2018)
Although botrytis made itself scarce in 2016, the Hermannshöhle Auslese still manages an incredible concentration of luscious, sweet aromas ranging from exotic fruit to fresh raisins and waxy honey. The palate of the Hermannshöhle teaches us that fruity, sweet opulence does not have to come in form of sticky syrup, but in the hands of an expert can be crafted to perform with almost weightless elegance, great purity and exhilarating vibrancy.
Michael Schmidt - jancisrobinson.com